Autoliv (ALV) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

News stories about Autoliv (NYSE:ALV) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Autoliv earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the auto parts company an impact score of 45.5414728081616 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on ALV. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $121.00 price objective on shares of Autoliv in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $99.00 price objective on shares of Autoliv in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. ValuEngine raised shares of Autoliv from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Pareto Securities raised shares of Autoliv from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Finally, Buckingham Research raised shares of Autoliv from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and upped their price objective for the company from $87.00 to $114.00 in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $108.55.

Shares of Autoliv (NYSE:ALV) traded up $1.86 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $123.05. 358,700 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 546,350. The company has a quick ratio of 1.23, a current ratio of 1.55 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31. Autoliv has a 1-year low of $96.08 and a 1-year high of $127.75. The company has a market cap of $10,700.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.33, a PEG ratio of 2.36 and a beta of 1.10.

Autoliv (NYSE:ALV) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The auto parts company reported $1.47 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.14. Autoliv had a net margin of 4.96% and a return on equity of 13.42%. The business had revenue of $2.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.50 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.63 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that Autoliv will post 6.26 EPS for the current year.

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Autoliv Company Profile

Autoliv, Inc is a supplier of automotive safety systems with a range of product offerings, including passive safety systems and active safety systems. The Company operates through two segments: Passive Safety and Electronics. The Passive safety products include modules and components for passenger and driver-side airbags, side-impact airbag protection systems, seatbelts, steering wheels, inflator technologies, whiplash protection systems and child seats, and components for such systems, as well as passive safety electronic products, such as restraint electronics and crash sensors.

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